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Southampton in talks with Newcastle over midfielder Isaac Hayden and could offer Mario Lemina

Southampton in talks with Newcastle over £12m rated midfielder Isaac Hayden and could offer Mario Lemina in bid to push through transfer

  • Newcastle would want around £12million for the 26-year-old midfielder
  • Southampton value Lemina at £4m as he has one year left on contract
  • Hayden has recently signed a six-year contract with Newcastle United

Southampton are in discussions for Newcastle United midfielder Isaac Hayden that could see Mario Lemina go in the opposite direction. 

Newcastle would want around £12million for Hayden while Southampton value Lemina at £4m as he has one year left on contract though also has interest from Nice. 

Hayden, 26, played 24 Premier League matches last season and recently signed a six-year contract with the club.

Southampton are in discussions for Newcastle United midfielder Isaac Hayden

On Sunday the midfielder posted: ‘5 Years today defending the @nufc badge. What a journey it’s been, wouldn’t have changed it for the world.

‘Looking forward to the season ahead. #NUFC ‘

Watford have also shown an interest but know Toon boss Steve Bruce wants Will Hughes in the deal. The midfielder is in a contract dispute with the Hornets and training away from the first-team squad.

Southampton have sold midfielder Alex Jankewitz, 19, to Swiss club Young Boys for an undisclosed fee. 

Mario Lemina (above) could join Newcastle as part of the Hayden transfer to Southampton

Mario Lemina (above) could join Newcastle as part of the Hayden transfer to Southampton

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